‘Ditto’ visits the Straits

November saw the team from Bravehearts visit the Torres Straits to deliver a number of shows to schools in the area. The Bravehearts presentations are designed to prevent child sexual assault in society. Bravehearts specialist services are instrumental in preventing the … Continue reading

Road Safety From Above

On Tuesday, December 16, members of the Innisfail Road Policing Unit and general duties uniformed Police conducted a traffic operation targeting seatbelts and mobile phone offences in the Innisfail CBD area. Officers were deployed to elevated vantage points to monitor … Continue reading

Last Police Careers Information Seminar for 2014 – Bookings Essential

It’s your last chance to book a seat for the police recruiting seminar on Wednesday night with local police recruiting officer, Sergeant Cary Coolican. Anyone who’s ever considered a policing career is encouraged to come along and find out about the requirements … Continue reading

Schools celebrating but motorists need to remain vigilant!

This week saw the end to the school year for many schools around the district, but motorists are reminded that schools will continue to operate with students from primary schools still there till next Friday, December 13. Thursday saw St … Continue reading

Cairns NHW groups start finishing up for 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, Neighbourhood Watch Groups (NHW) around the Cairns district are having their last meetings for the year and are issuing strong reminders to members of their respective communities about home security and to look out for … Continue reading

Brinsmead NHW help local sporting club

Following an extremely successful movie night organised by the Cairns Regional Council at Brinsmead in October, Brinsmead Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) made a formal cheque presentation to the Bears Baseball Club at their December meeting last night. After the Bears Baseball … Continue reading

Mo’s be gone!

Chevron’s, Horseshoe’s, Pencil’s, Cowboy’s, Devil’s, The Scraggler, The Standard or the Handlebar…you name it, they tried to grow it! Last month the boy’s-in-blue modified their daily shaving habits for the month of November in an effort to grow a ‘mo’ in … Continue reading

Men show a clean pair of ‘heels’ to eliminate violence against women

Men rally for the ‘In Her Shoes’ Relay Local organisers were impressed with the turn out at the ‘In Her Shoes’ Relay race last week. The event was organised to raise awareness as part of the 16 days of activism … Continue reading

Reminder – Brinsmead NHW meeting – Tuesday, December 2

Residents of Brinsmead – NHW meeting reminder. Tuesday, December 2nd  7pm at the Brinsmead Community Hall (Opp the Friendly Grocer) A formal presentation will be made to the Bears Baseball Club following recent fundraising from Brinsmead NHW Guest Speaker: Cairns Regional … Continue reading

White Ribbon Day features on Weipa Watchhouse Wall Mural

Weipa police have undertaken a partnership project named “Turning Point” with Mokwi Napranum Men’s Group over the last 12 months. Project Turning Point has empowered men within the Napranum Community to take the lead and deal with issues such as Domestic … Continue reading

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